Did You Know….?

Category: Education Matters
Date: Mar 27, 2020 01:52 PM

Whether you are looking to impress your colleagues or just want to learn more about the law, LCW has your back! Use and share these fun legal facts about various topics in labor and employment law.

CA Attorney General Becerra issued an opinion on February 7, 2020 giving a firefighters’ union approval to sue under the quo warranto procedure regarding the City of Palo Alto’s action to rescind the binding interest arbitration provision in its city charter.  (Attorney General Opinion No. 19-701.)

If litigation has been threatened outside a local agency’s public meeting, it may be discussed in closed session under Government Code §54956.9(e)(5) only if a record of the threat is made before the meeting.  (Fowler v. City of Lafayette, 2020 WL 612870 (Cal. Ct. App. February 10, 2020.)

A qualifying disability for Industrial Disability Retirement must be permanent or “extended and uncertain,” meaning that the disability will last at least 12 months.  (CalPERS Circular Letter 200-018-17 (Mar. 30, 2017).)

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